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Balinese artists make hand painted eggs

An artist in Bali is making the most of the Easter period with his egg-painting business. Wayan Sadra is in high demand at this time of year, having started painting eggshells in 1997. Customers can chose their designs, with people from Germany, France, Italy and the Netherlands among those putting in their orders.

Balinese artists make hand painted eggs
28-year-old Kadek Suartama paints on an eggshell at Wayan Sadra's workshop on April 14, 2014 in Sukawati, Gianyar, Bali, Indonesia. 50-year-old Wayan Sadra got the idea to start his eggshell painting business, after his niece who worked in a five star hotel asked for his help to paint on an egg for an Easter egg competition. Now the business he started in 1997 attracts customers for his painted eggs from Germany, France, Italy, and the Netherlands. Sadra usually experiences a surge in sales ahead of Easter. (Getty Images)
Balinese artists make hand painted eggs
28-year-old Kadek Suartama paints on an eggshell at Wayan Sadra's workshop on April 14, 2014 in Sukawati, Gianyar, Bali, Indonesia. 50-year-old Wayan Sadra got the idea to start his eggshell painting business, after his niece who worked in a five star hotel asked for his help to paint on an egg for an Easter egg competition. Now the business he started in 1997 attracts customers for his painted eggs from Germany, France, Italy, and the Netherlands. Sadra usually experiences a surge in sales ahead of Easter. (Getty Images)
Balinese artists make hand painted eggs
A street sign shows the location of Wayan Sadra's workshop on April 14, 2014 in Sukawati, Gianyar, Bali, Indonesia. 50-year-old Wayan Sadra got the idea to start his eggshell painting business, after his niece who worked in a five star hotel asked for his help to paint on an egg for an Easter egg competition. Now the business he started in 1997 attracts customers for his painted eggs from Germany, France, Italy, and the Netherlands. Sadra usually experiences a surge in sales ahead of Easter. (Getty Images)
Balinese artists make hand painted eggs
Painted eggshell displayed at Wayan Sadra's workshop on April 14, 2014 in Sukawati, Gianyar, Bali, Indonesia. 50-year-old Wayan Sadra got the idea to start his eggshell painting business, after his niece who worked in a five star hotel asked for his help to paint on an egg for an Easter egg competition. Now the business he started in 1997 attracts customers for his painted eggs from Germany, France, Italy, and the Netherlands. Sadra usually experiences a surge in sales ahead of Easter. (Getty Images)
Balinese artists make hand painted eggs
Paints and tools to paint an eggshell at Wayan Sadra's workshop on April 14, 2014 in Sukawati, Gianyar, Bali, Indonesia. 50-year-old Wayan Sadra got the idea to start his eggshell painting business, after his niece who worked in a five star hotel asked for his help to paint on an egg for an Easter egg competition. Now the business he started in 1997 attracts customers for his painted eggs from Germany, France, Italy, and the Netherlands. Sadra usually experiences a surge in sales ahead of Easter. (Getty Images)
Balinese artists make hand painted eggs
50-year-old Wayan Sadra poses for a portrait at his workshop on April 14, 2014 in Sukawati, Gianyar, Bali, Indonesia. 50-year-old Wayan Sadra got the idea to start his eggshell painting business, after his niece who worked in a five star hotel asked for his help to paint on an egg for an Easter egg competition. Now the business he started in 1997 attracts customers for his painted eggs from Germany, France, Italy, and the Netherlands. Sadra usually experiences a surge in sales ahead of Easter. (Getty Images)
Balinese artists make hand painted eggs
Wayan Sandra sketches a design on an eggshell at his workshop on April 14, 2014 in Sukawati, Gianyar, Bali, Indonesia. 50-year-old Wayan Sadra got the idea to start his eggshell painting business, after his niece who worked in a five star hotel asked for his help to paint on an egg for an Easter egg competition. Now the business he started in 1997 attracts customers for his painted eggs from Germany, France, Italy, and the Netherlands. Sadra usually experiences a surge in sales ahead of Easter. (Getty Images)
Balinese artists make hand painted eggs
Already sketched eggshell at Wayan Sadra's workshop on April 14, 2014 in Sukawati, Gianyar, Bali, Indonesia. 50-year-old Wayan Sadra got the idea to start his eggshell painting business, after his niece who worked in a five star hotel asked for his help to paint on an egg for an Easter egg competition. Now the business he started in 1997 attracts customers for his painted eggs from Germany, France, Italy, and the Netherlands. Sadra usually experiences a surge in sales ahead of Easter. (Getty Images)
Balinese artists make hand painted eggs
Eggshells painted with football club emblem at Wayan Sadra's workshop on April 14, 2014 in Sukawati, Gianyar, Bali, Indonesia. 50-year-old Wayan Sadra got the idea to start his eggshell painting business, after his niece who worked in a five star hotel asked for his help to paint on an egg for an Easter egg competition. Now the business he started in 1997 attracts customers for his painted eggs from Germany, France, Italy, and the Netherlands. Sadra usually experiences a surge in sales ahead of Easter. (Getty Images)
Balinese artists make hand painted eggs
Painted eggshell displayed at Wayan Sadra's workshop on April 14, 2014 in Sukawati, Gianyar, Bali, Indonesia. 50-year-old Wayan Sadra got the idea to start his eggshell painting business, after his niece who worked in a five star hotel asked for his help to paint on an egg for an Easter egg competition. Now the business he started in 1997 attracts customers for his painted eggs from Germany, France, Italy, and the Netherlands. Sadra usually experiences a surge in sales ahead of Easter. (Getty Images)